Category Archives: Museums

In the footsteps of John McCrae tour of France and Belgium

Those interested in travelling to France and Belgium and learning about the life and times of Canadian soldier, doctor and poet John McCrae have until June 11, 2015 to sign up for the In the Footsteps of John McCrae Tour of France and Belgium

Children’s author to celebrate moms at Tiny Tot Thursday

Children’s book author Janét Aizenstros will be a special guest at All about Mommy, a special mother’s day themed Tiny Tot event for children one to four years old and their caregivers at Guelph Civic Museum, Thursday, May 7 from 9:30 to 11:00 am.

Tea for Mom at the Museum

Guelph Museums is celebrating Mother’s Day by hosting an afternoon tea and talk with Amy Taylor on Sunday, May 10 at the Guelph Civic Museum.

Remembering ‘In Flanders Fields’

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of In Flanders Fields, the Guelph Public Library is proud to release a new research tool at starting Monday, April 27, 2015.

Exhibit explores Italian Canadian experiences during the Second World War

A travelling exhibition created by the Columbus Centre in Toronto that documents Italian Canadian experiences during the Second World War is coming to the Guelph Civic Museum. Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times: Italian Canadian Experiences During WWII will open on Friday, April 24, with a reception starting at 6.30 pm.

Guelph Museums launches In Flanders Fields at 100 programming

One hundred years ago, Guelph-born doctor, soldier, and poet John McCrae wrote a poem that touched the world, and inspired an enduring symbol of remembrance. In commemoration of the centenary of In Flanders Fields, Guelph Museums announces an ambitious slate of programs for 2015:

Guelph Museums art show revisits In Flanders Fields – reception and Fourth Friday concert on March 27

John McCrae’s poem, In Flanders Fields, is being interpreted anew by Guelph and Wellington County artists as part of a Guelph Museums iuried art show, entitled Remembering In Flanders Fields. The exhibit, which opens on March 27, 2015 at the Civic Museum, is one of a number of initiatives Guelph Museums is planning to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the poem’s writing.